Wendell Wood


Age: 65

Summary: longtime environmental advocate and co-founder of the conservation group Oregon Wild who was a champion of ancient forests and instrumental in Endangered Species Act protection for the short-nosed sucker and the Lost River sucker (two fish at the center of water battles in the Klamath basin) and the western snowy plover.

Cause of Death: Heart condition

Born: November 15, 1949

Died: August 11, 2015

Crescent City, California